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The Mermaid of Blake Mere automaton

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Project by Wanda Sowry posted 05-22-2013 07:21 AM 2183 views 5 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The only inland British mermaid legend sips a G&T at the bar of The Mermaid pub in Staffordshire.

STORYTELLING: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE MIDLANDS
BILSTON CRAFT GALLERY
25 MAY 2013 – 24 AUGUST 2013

http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/events/storytelling/

-- Wanda Sowry Automata Maker www.wandasowry.com





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stefang

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#1 posted 05-22-2013 08:48 AM

Very cool Wanda!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 05-22-2013 09:01 AM

Your work is always a pleasure to see. Always great skill and always entertaining.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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EMVarona

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#3 posted 05-22-2013 10:24 AM

Really nice. If that guy does not control himself he’ll soon be dead drunk. I admire your genius and love your work.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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spud72

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#4 posted 05-22-2013 10:33 AM

Great work!

-- Guy,PEI

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JoeinGa

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#5 posted 05-22-2013 10:47 AM

Another fantastic little “story telling” machine.
Love it!

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#6 posted 05-22-2013 11:55 AM

That is really slick,Wanda!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Paul

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#7 posted 05-22-2013 01:03 PM

Well done! Thanks.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-22-2013 01:09 PM

I always love to see your wonderful work, Wanda. It never disappoints me.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 05-22-2013 04:18 PM

Another wonderful creation Wanda great job.

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dartzt

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#10 posted 05-22-2013 05:31 PM

Really nice…. thanks for posting!

-- Darren A. - Bosque County, Texas "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#11 posted 05-22-2013 05:32 PM

Hello Wanda

A very funny project

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#12 posted 05-22-2013 06:00 PM

Now that’s just damn cool.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#13 posted 05-22-2013 06:33 PM

Wow truly one of the nicest I have ever seen ,and so well made.I love it to bits.beautifully finished a true work of art. Alistair ps love the clam shell booby plaques.lol

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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SPalm

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#14 posted 05-22-2013 07:43 PM

That is so cool.
I love it.

What fun,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 05-23-2013 01:46 AM

Another awesome piece Wanda. So enjoy seeing your posts.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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